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Also known as: Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme; SACE
Formal name: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose and monitor sarcoidosis; to help differentiate this systemic condition from other disorders causing similar symptoms

When to Get Tested?

When you have granulomas that produce small bumps under the skin, a lingering cough, red watery eyes, and/or other symptoms suggestive of sarcoidosis; regularly when you have active sarcoidosis to monitor its course

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?